Wednesday, 7th December 2016
Indonesia Top News
  • President Jokowi calls for establishment of millions of vocational schools

    2 hours ago
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked the relevant ministries and state-owned companies (BUMN) to cooperate in the establishment of millions of vocational schools and vocational training centers. "We want the ...

  • Quake brings school activities to halt in Aceh`s Pidie Jaya

    2 hours ago
    School activities in the Pidie Jaya and Pidie districts ground to a halt as a result of the strong earthquake that hit the area at 5:04 a.m. on Wednesday. Head of Pidie Districts Education Service Murthala said most of ...

  • President Jokowi hands over development budget allocation lists

    2 hours ago
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) handed over the Development Budget Allocation Lists (DIPA) for 2017 to the relevant ministries, institutions, and provincial offices at the State Palace here on Wednesday. "The handing over ...

  • President Jokowi sends chief of staff to observe quake-hit Aceh

    2 hours ago
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) sent his chief presidential staff Teten Masduki to Aceh to observe the aftermath of the earthquake disaster that hit Pidie Jaya District on Wednesday morning. "I have ordered everyone to act ...

  • Social Affairs Minister to visit earthquake-hit Aceh

    3 hours ago
    Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa will visit Pidie Jaya District, Aceh Province, which was hit by an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale, on Wednesday. "We have deployed a team there, and the Social ...

  • Death toll of Aceh earthquake rises to 25

    3 hours ago
    Some 25 people were killed and over 30 inhabitants were injured in an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale that hit Pidie Jaya District, Aceh Province, Wednesday. Rescuers are continuing to look for more victims ...

  • Team of geologists to fly to quake hit Pidie, Aceh

    3 hours ago
    The Indonesia Geology Office said it will send a team to Pidie Jaya of Aceh, badly hit by a major quake on Wednesday morning. The quake with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale hit at 05.03 local time with epicenter ...

  • Strong earthquake jolts Aceh
    10 hours ago
    A strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale (RS) shook Aceh Province in the western tip of Sumatra at 5:03 a.m local time on Wednesday. "The earthquake measured 6.4 on the RS and took place at 5:03 a.m. Its ...
  • VP, Indonesian Red Cross ready to fly to Myanmar
    21 hours ago
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla and the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) are ready to fly to Myanmar if needed to provide humanitarian aid to victims of ethnic conflict in Rakhine State. "Yes, if needed I will be there as (chairman) ...
  • EARTH WIRE -- Efforts underway to restore Lake Limboto in Gorontalo

    23 hours ago
    The central government is giving special attention to Gorontalo, currently the third conservation province in Indonesia after the provinces of West Papua and East Kalimantan. Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya ...